Kids celebrate MLK Saturday

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, but people have been celebrating the civil rights leader’s memory all week, including kids.

This is the 8th Annual Kids Fun Day and the event will last until 4 p.m. Saturday.

Children of all ages gathered to the MLK Center in downtown Wilmington Saturday with food, educational activities, and music.

One of the activities let kids learn about how living was without electricity.

Children were able to make their own telephones out only paper cups and string and that was hit.

We asked child what she was talking about with her sister and she said Martin Luther King.

MLK day will be celebrated Monday with a parade in downtown Wilmington starting at 11 am.

Categories: Community, New Hanover

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